This program is 28 minutes long
(Capitol Hill: Jonathan Karl) The political course of President Obama's recovery plan reviewed; details given about the bipartisan negotiations to get enough Republican votes to pass the bill and of the need to keep Democrats in line. [OBAMA - says we cannot be bogged down in politics as usual.] [Senators Charles SCHUMER, Joseph LIEBERMAN, Dianne FEINSTEIN, Lindsey GRAHAM - offer views on the arguments over the bill.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) The Democrats' concession to the Republicans, how Senator Harry Reid is trying to convince the Democrats to hang on and accept a deal and how both sides will fight for their positions in the House discussed.
(Studio: Charles Gibson; White House: Jake Tapper) How Obama's team has been dealing with focus groups about the economic bill, the uncertainty over the size of the package and Obama's going on the road to promote the bill campaign-style discussed.
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The guest this Sunday on "This Week" noted.
(San Jose: Laura Maruquez) The economic downtown in the high-tech industry reviewed; scenes shown from a jobs fair in San Jose, California.
(Chicago: Chris Bury) The impact of this recession on younger workers examined; statistics on unemployment by age groups cited; scenes shown of a pink-slip party for job seekers
(Hackensack, New Jersey: Betsy Stark) The problems in providing unemployment benefits examined; scenes shown from the unemployment office Hackensack, New Jersey.
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The high rates of unemployment in Michigan, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Oregon, Nevada and California reviewed; scenes shown from California of protesting furloughed state workers. Stock Market Report.
(Washington: David Wright) The growing peanut scare featured; details given about the impact on school lunch programs in three states and of concerns about the FDA's handling of food problems. [American Peanut Council president Patrick ARCHER- calls this a "rogue company."] [Center for Science in the Public Interest Caroline Smith DeWAAL- says these products have a long shelf life.] [At committee hearings, Senators Tom HARKIN, Patrick LEAHY - call this "intolerable."] [Food safety attorney Bill MARLER- says people are not paying attention to poisonous products.]
(New York: John McKenzie) The public statement from mother Nadya Suleman about her large family of 14 children featured; details given about the embryo implantation, public documents about her depression, her hospital bill and child care issues. [On "Today," SULEMAN - talks about mothering her children and choosing an unconventional way of life.] [Emory University psychologist Nadine KASLOW- says women can have babies to feel better.]